Green Dreamer: Sustainability and Regeneration From Ideas to Life
Kaméa Chayne - Eco Creative, Impact Entrepreneur,
If you're a creative, visionary, entrepreneur, or activist SO passionate about sustainability and regeneration that you're eager to do what you can not only in your personal life, but also with your passion projects dedicated to helping our planet thrive, Green Dreamer with Kaméa Chayne was created for you!Actor-entrepreneur and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Adrian Grenier, Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution, Xiuhtezcatl of Earth Guardians, and Nikki Silvestri, named one of The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans, are just a few pioneers, thought leaders, and conservation creatives you can look forward to hearing as honored guests.How can we align our love for nature's wonders with our daily choices to live lives of purpose, impact, and fulfillment? And how can we best contribute our personal talents, skillset, expertise, and passions to support the regeneration of a healthier future?What's currently threatening our public health, humanity, and the wellbeing of our natural world? And what do we need to turn our awareness of such deep-rooted, intersectional issues into meaningful action so we can become powerful agents of change?That's just the tip of the iceberg of what we'll dive into, while ALWAYS concluding with baby actions we can take today and elements of hope we can hold onto to fuel our motivation.If this sounds like your jam, hit SUBSCRIBE and together, let's learn what it takes to realize our best selves, enrich life and biodiversity on earth, and THRIVE in every sense of the word. Thank you for bringing your light! With gratitude, your Host @KameaChayne.
122) How mindfulness can lead to a healthier and more sustainable world with Dr. Parneet Pal
How does our mental and emotional wellbeing impact our ability to serve those we love, our communities, and our planet? What is it that actually motivates behavioral change, and what does this mean for us as people wanting to spark positive change in our own lives and the lives of people around us? Sharing her wisdom here is Dr. Parneet Pal, Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs. Let's dive in! *Become a patron for bonus episodes, access to our Green Dreamer Network, and more: www.greendreamer.com/support HIGHLIGHTS [9:03] Kaméa: "Across the board, we're experiencing increasing levels of stress, burnout, anxiety, and loneliness. What are the driving forces are behind this negative trend?" [11:13] How technology affects our mental health. [19:19]How our daily stress responses can impact our mental andemotional wellbeing and our abilities to think beyond our own good. [21:15] Parneet talks about what mindfulness is from a scientific standpoint. [25:25] How practicing mindfulness can l...
121) Bringing back localized, regenerative, transparent food systems with Wen-Jay Ying
To address the unsustainabilityof our current food production, how can we work towards having localized and regenerative food systems? What do we need to know about the mislabeling, or greenwashing, of our food products? Sharing her wisdom here is Wen-Jay Ying, Founder and CEO of Local Roots NYC. Let's dive in! *Become a patron for bonus episodes, access to our Green Dreamer Network, and more: www.greendreamer.com/support HIGHLIGHTS [5:55]Wen-Jay: "There is so much content about food out there that it can feel kind of intimidating. But if you can make it really fun and a little sexy, I think people are more likely to listen." [10:20]Kaméa: "Were there any specific roadblocks that you faced as a female, minority business owner?" [14:25]Kaméa: "How did we come to adopt such an unsustainable food system in America?" [18:35] Wen-Jay explains how localized food systems can actually boost nutrition in our foods and therefore, also their flavors. [21:26] Wen-Jay and Kaméa discuss how no...
120) Accepting there is no orthodoxy in environmentalism to activate everyone with Dr. John Fraser and Dr. Rupu Gupta
How does the dominant narrative that we are destructive as humans actually do ourwork in sustainability a disservice? What is the importance of accepting that not everyone will approach or see environmental activism in the same way? Sharing their wisdom here are conservation psychologists and leading researchers at New Knowledge Organization, Dr. John Fraserand Dr. Rupu Gupta. Let's dive in! *Enjoying the show? Support Green Dreamer on Patreon for bonus episodes, access to our private support community, and more.* HIGHLIGHTS [8:23] Kaméa: "How has your transdisciplinary approach allowed you and your team to reach new findings or come up with more powerful solutions for sustainability?" [11:02] John explains how humanity has a pattern of depleting our resources, and how this is not a new problem. [16:29] John discusses the personal and social wellness challenges of conservationists. [18:51] Kaméa: "What advice can you offer for those of us who feel guilty for taking a positive approach to sustainability when there is so much pain, injustice, and serious degradation to address?" [22:55] Rupu talks about how the dominant narratives of who cares about nature exclude the broader racial and ethnic diversity that truly exists in environmental activism. [28:17] John and Rupu discuss the importance of coming together with partnerships and groups to make a larger positive impact. Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com/120, subscribe to our free weekly newsletter, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in! *Enjoying the show? Support Green Dreamer on Patreon for bonus episodes, access to our private support community, and more.*
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